King Mumbere Research Paper

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On November 27th, King Charles Mumbere, monarch of the Rwenzururu kingdom in Western Uganda, was arrested for murder in the death of Constable Godfrey Kasimba on March 24th of this year. After his court appearance amid heavy security, King Mumbere will remain at the high-security Nalufenya Prison until December 13th, when he returns to court, according the the Daily Monitor.

Normally, accused individuals in Uganda are held in the district where the crime occurred, however, violence rocked the Rwenzururu kingdom the weekend of King Mumbere's arrest, which prompted the raid on the monarch's palace. Ongoing agitation in the Rwenzuzuru kingdom, which has threatened to secede, was blamed Constable Kasimba's death and at least 62 deaths in the
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